Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.cummpaul
Creators:
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1967-1993
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
18.6 Linear feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Research material on Mark Tobey and for publications by Cummings, including Dictionary of Contemporary Artists (1st through 6th ed.) and American Drawings - the 20th Century; letters; subject files; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
Research material for a projected catalog raisonne on Mark Tobey, ca. 1967-1972, including forms identifying the owners and locations of Tobey paintings, summary cards and biographical notes, extracts from published sources quoting Tobey, photographs and slides. Also included art research materials for Cummings's DICTIONARY OF CONTEMPORARY AMERICAN ARTISTS, (2nd through 6th ed., 1977-1994), including questionnaires, dossiers, and other biographical information about contemporary artists, and letters; and for AMERICAN DRAWINGS: The 20th CENTURY (1976), including correspondence, data on drawings, and a draft and final version of the book. Also included are 50 letters and two printed announcements; files on Whitney Museum of American Art projects, Sara Roby Foundation (AFA), exhibition files, and manuscripts.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Art historian and editor; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1971-1993 by Paul Cummings.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States -- Dictionaries Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drawing, American Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art historians -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Editors -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tobey, Mark Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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